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Organizational Development

The way we work today differs widely from how our parents worked and how our children will work. In this environment of constant flux, how can your firm stay abreast of the necessary changes? Learn how to successfully structure and develop your business.

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Simon Sinek

Portfolio, 2009

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The 4 Disciplines of Execution
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Sean Covey et al.

Free Press, 2012

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Change the Culture, Change the Game
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Roger Connors and Tom Smith

Portfolio, 2011

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Management
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Peter F. Drucker

HarperBusiness, 2008

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Strategic Transformation
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Manuel Hensmans et al.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2013

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Performance Management Framework
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Stacia Sherman Garr

Bersin & Associates, 2011

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No More Pointless Meetings
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Martin Murphy

AMACOM, 2013

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Disney U
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Doug Lipp

McGraw-Hill, 2013

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Unboss
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Lars Kolind and Jacob Bøtter

Jyllands-Postens Forlag, 2012

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High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 1)
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Laci Loew

Bersin & Associates, 2011

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Rapid Retooling
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Antoine Gerschel and Lawrence Polsky

ASTD Publications, 2013

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Reorganize for Resilience
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Ranjay Gulati

Harvard Business Review Press, 2010

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Destructive Goal Pursuit
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D. Christopher Kayes

Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

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Strategy Safari
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Henry Mintzberg et al.

Free Press, 2005

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Business Model Generation
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Alexander Osterwalder and Yves Pigneur

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010

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High-Impact Learning Culture
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David Mallon

Bersin & Associates, 2010

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Data Driven
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Thomas C. Redman

Harvard Business Review Press, 2008

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Pharmacy on a Bicycle
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Eric G. Bing and Marc J. Epstein

Berrett-Koehler, 2013

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High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 2)
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Laci Loew and Stacia Sherman Garr

Bersin & Associates, 2011

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Making the Matrix Work
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Kevan Hall

Nicholas Brealey Publishing, 2013

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High-Impact Leadership Development (Part 3)
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Laci Loew and Stacia Sherman Garr

Bersin & Associates, 2011

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Organizational Development

Organizational change and development is inevitable in just about every company. The degree to which change occurs depends on the circumstances. Some organizations undergo radical changes when they decide to pursue different business objects or a new CEO comes aboard. Companies that move personnel to other departments or discontinue a line of products typically experience less dramatic changes. Nevertheless, change management is a fundamental part of an organization’s overall strategic game plan.

How well you manage change largely depends on your knowledge and preparation. Not surprisingly, many prominent companies worldwide have come to rely on getAbstract to supply the vital information that helps facilitate organizational change. Our summaries break down the components of change management so your company can make an orderly transition. getAbstract’s skilled business writers extract the key points from the most popular books and deliver them to you in concise five-page summaries.

Change Is Scary

Regardless of the reasons that are motivating your organization’s transition, accomplishing change will not be easy. Employees grow comfortable in their roles and routines and change represents an unwelcome disruption. Rather than viewing change simply as a component of growth and development, most people are scared of the unknown and reluctant to embrace new opportunities and challenges.

Fortunately, getAbstract offers plenty of sound advice for dealing with your workforce and any other issues that may arise during your transition. Executives and managers in charge of leading change will also discover the benefits of exploring our library of relevant knowledge.